Back Up & Restore App Data:

  1. Open the apps drawer
  2. Launch “Settings
  3. Scroll to “Personal
  4. Tap “Backup & Reset
  5. Turn ON “Back up my data” to back up app data, settings, Wi-Fi passwords etc. to your Google account
  6. Enable “Automatic Restore” to allow app data to be restored automatically when you sign in with your Google backup account

Back Up & Restore Contacts:

  1. Launch “Contacts
  2. Access “Accounts
  3. Select an account type and the account you want to sync contacts with
  4. Ensure the “Contacts” tick box is checked
  5. Tap “Menu” > “Sync Now

NOTE: You can restore contacts the next time you sign in with your Google backup account.

Back Up Media Files on a Windows PC:

  1. Connect the Yu smartphone to your computer via USB
  2. Turn ON “Media Device (MTP)” / “File Transfer” from the “Notification” area or at the prompt
  3. Launch the File Explorer on the computer
  4. Use the Explorer to locate the media files on the phone storage
  5. Copy and paste the files in the desired backup location on the PC storage
  6. After the transfer is complete, eject the phone storage via system tray and safely disconnect the phone from the USB cord

Restore Media Files from a Windows PC:

  1. Connect the Yu to your computer via USB
  2. Enable “Media device” / “File Transfer” when prompted or from the “Notification” area
  3. Launch the File Explorer on the computer
  4. Locate and copy the media file backups on the PC storage
  5. Paste the files on the phone storage, preferably in the “Media” folder or the directories they originate from
  6. Once the transfer is done, eject the phone storage from the system tray
  7. You can now safely disconnect the device from the USB port



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